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General Conditions for the use of Test Reports for the initial testing of

  • Curtain walls (Forster thermfix vario and Forster thermfix light) as part of the CE mark in accordance with Product Standard EN 13830.

  • Windows, fixed glazings and doors (Forster unico, Forster presto and Forster norm) as part of the CE mark in accordance with Product Standard EN 14351-1.

of Forster Profile Systems Ltd, Amriswilerstrasse 50, CH-9320 Arbon – hereinafter called Forster Profile Systems – (dated February 2010).

Once the following conditions of use are accepted, a window containing an application form will appear. After filling in the fields tagged with *, you will receive an access code enabling you to use the information and download areas.

By sending the Application Form, you (hereinafter called customer) accept the following conditions of use of Forster Profile Systems as legally binding:

Conditions of use:

Forster Profile Systems has had the initial tests carried out by a certified centre

  • For curtain wall systems (Forster thermfix vario, Forster thermfix light) as defined in Building Product Standard EN 13830.

  • For windows, fixed glazings and door systems as defined in Building Product Standard EN 14351-1.

The results of this initial type test are recorded in the corresponding test reports (hereinafter called Product Pass/System Pass).

On sending off the Application Form, opening, printing out or downloading this Product Passes/System Passes, the customer agrees the following regulations for use of this Product Passes/System Passes (issued free of charge) with Forster Profile Systems. If the customer does not wish to accept these regulations, the Application Form will not be sent, the Product Pass/System Pass will not be printed or downloaded or used as part of the CE Mark / Conformity procedure; use or transfer of the Product Pass/System Pass through and/or to third parties is not permissible. Any carrying out of CE Mark / Conformity procedures by third parties for whom no rights in the before mentioned sense have been agreed, will be considered null and void.

Rights of use:

All rights to this Product Pass and its contents remain property of Forster Profile Systems.

Permission to use:

Forster Profile Systems transfers to the customer the non-exclusive and non-transferable, irrevocable right to print out the Product Pass and save it to a computer. Its use in networks is permitted only after prior written approval by Forster Profile Systems. The customer shall further ensure that third parties have no access – by any means whatsoever –  to the Product Pass and/or its contents. The copying of the downloaded Product Pass (either in whole or in part), with the exception of copying to a working memory and / or hard drive of the customer’s computer is not permitted. Modifications, reconfigurations, divisions of the Product Pass are not permitted.

Forster Profile Systems also transfers to the customer the non-exclusive and non-transferable, irrevocable right to use this Product Pass as part of the CE Mark / Conformity procedure in accordance with Building Product Standard sEN 13830 and EN 14351-1 for curtain walls and / or curtain wall elements, windows, fixed glazings and doors, fabricated by the customer with Forster Profile Systems components. The Product Pass may only be used by the customer as part of the CE Mark / Conformity procedure in accordance with Building Product Standard EN 13830 or EN 14351-1, if and insofar as the processing and installation processes stated in the Product Pass and the relevant Forster Profile Systems processing and installation guidelines were observed and exclusively the system components and/or components planned and/or specified therein were used during fabrication of the curtain wall and / or curtain wall elements, windows, fixed glazings and doors.

If the curtain wall and / or curtain wall elements, windows, fixed glazings and doors fabricated by the customer deviate from the samples used in the initial tests by Forster Profile Systems, for example in terms of size, material, dimensioning, the responsibility for the decision as to whether and to what degree a new, internal initial test is required for these modified curtain wall and / or curtain wall elements, windows, fixed glazings and doors as part of the CE Mark / Conformity procedure or whether and to what degree the results of the Product Pass can be used by Forster Profile Systems, lies solely with the customer.

Forster Profile Systems will not effect equivalent testings and clarifications for not approved accessories (specially window fittings, locks, hinges, sealings etc.).

Any use of this Product Pass/System pass extending beyond that set out in the before mentioned paragraphs is unacceptable and will entitle Forster Profile Systems to revoke the rights to use and demand that the customer ceases to use the Product Pass immediately.

Guarantee / Liability:

Forster Profile Systems grants no guarantee that the curtain wall / curtain wall elements, windows, fixed glazings and doors, fabricated by the customer complies / comply with the Building Product Standards EN 13830 or EN 14351-1. Forster Profile Systems hereby makes the customer aware of the CE Mark / Conformity procedure in accordance with Building Product Standard EN 13830 or EN 14351-1, further criteria, for example carrying out a factory production check, must be satisfied and that compliance for same is the sole responsibility of the customer. This Agreement does not obligate Forster Profile Systems to provide a guarantee for the Product Pass or the contents thereof. Any liability on the part of Forster Profile Systems is limited to deliberate actions or neglect. Forster Profile Systems and the customer agree in particular that use of the Product Pass does no substitute a professional advice. In principle, for fabrication of curtain walls / curtain wall elements, windows, fixed glazings and doors, the customer must ensure careful processing in accordance with the Forster Profile Systems processing and installation directives and guarantee compliance with the rules of technology.